We're Here All Year-Round!

The State Fairgrounds location in Syracuse puts it at the crossroads of New York’s major Upstate highways, making it an easy drive from anywhere!

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Welcome to the Great New York State Fair

Summer's Best In Show!

Gates open in 194 days

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 The Great New York State Fair will be back, August 25 - September 5, 2016, but we hope to see you long before then!

The New York State Fairgrounds hosts hundreds of events throughout the year, drawing an estimated 1 million people to an incredible variety of non-fair attractions. Check our online events calendar regularly to make sure you don't miss anything. And if you're looking for a versatile, conveniently located venue to host an event, please contact us about leasing space at our 110-building, 375-acre site.

Recent News

Monday, January 25, 2016

The Great New York State Fair is Accepting Applications for 2016 Fair Entertainment Acts…

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Holiday Gifts for State Fair Fans Now Available On The Fair’s Website

Monday, November 30, 2015

SOLD OUT! The Great New York State Fair Cyber Monday Promotion Ends as 20,000…

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Andrew M. Cuomo Governor,
State of New York
Richard A. Ball Commissioner,
NYS Dept. of Agriculture & Markets
Troy Waffner Acting Director,
New York State Fair